News

Time Summer Blaze to Better Winter Graze

2019 Lloyd Noble Scholar in Agriculture Mason Blinson used her summer experiences to advance her interest in animal and plant interactions, including best timing of prescribed pasture burns.

A Diverse Summer: From Burning Pastures to Tagging Feral Hogs

2019 Lloyd Noble Scholar in Agriculture Amber Oerly describes a variety of summer activities: conducting prescribed burns, touring an agritourism farm and helping tag feral hogs.

Why Natural History Collections and Surveys Matter Today

Century-old plant samples in Oklahoma’s natural history collections help today’s researchers study ecosystem health, biodiversity, climate and more.

The Why, What and How of Overseeding Annual Crops in Perennial Pastures

Before you overseed a perennial pasture with an annual crop, determine your goals, what type of perennial crop you have and your planting method.

Meet the New Pasture and Range Consultant at Noble

Brian Hays introduces himself as a new pasture and range management consultant with the Noble Research Institute in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

Dead Fish in Summer? Low Dissolved Oxygen Is Usually the Culprit

Late-summer fish die-offs are often the result of low dissolved oxygen in farm ponds. Follow these management tips for a healthy pond environment.

Flooding News and Resources

Farmers, ranchers and landowners can find flooding news and resources in the following links as well as from local county extension and NRCS offices.

Utilizing Cutting-Edge Technology to Manage Grazing Cattle Without Fencing Boundaries

Charlotte Talbott, Lloyd Noble Scholar in Ag, is testing a new technology that could help ranchers manage grazing cattle with efficiency and ease.

Hay Quality After Rainfall

Haying has been a real challenge with the frequent rains we've experienced. The consensus among the Agricultural Division's consulting teams is that most of the hay put up so far this summer has had at least one rain fall on it before baling.

Noble Research Institute Sets Careers in Motion for College Students

Each summer, the Noble Research Institute provides more than a dozen college students with a life-changing experience, not just an internship.